6 Kansas City BBQ Joints That Rule the Grill Photo by: Woodyard Bar-B-Q

6 Kansas City BBQ Joints That Rule the Grill

They don’t call it the KC strip for nothing. Nor is the mention of “Kansas City barbecue,” “Midwestern ribs,” “Kansas pulled pork,” or “KC Masterpiece” ever used in vein. Each name – whether formal or a phrase – has been working to earn its tradition for decades. Years of flavor and master roasting all pulling for this one, simple fact: Kansas City BBQ is delicious. It’s full of flavor. It’s tangy, spicy, sweet, and smoky – all at once. And you can smell it cooking for miles away. There’s even entire competitions on who’s meat is cooked best. Giving judges and paying spectators alike an incredible way to spend the day; sniffing and taste testing incredible barbecue. Thanks to popular opinion, however, we’ve narrowed down the favorites. Restaurants who’ve received the biggest amounts of praise over the years. After all, just because they can’t agree on a uniform way to spell barbecue – or is that BBQ, bar-b-que, or barbeque? It doesn’t mean they can’t all cook it! The next time you’re in the KC area, remember to stop and get your grub on at:

6. Jack Stack

It’s name might rhyme, but the fun doesn’t stop there. This place goes beyond traditional barbecue meats and adds on additional fare, including lamb, Polish sausage, and even seafood. Much of which is hickory smoked! Wood-grilled, marinaded, and mouth-watering seafood. It might sound weird, but it’s a delicious combination that the locals can’t seem to get enough of. There’s generally a wait, but all who enter say it’s well worth their troubles. Be sure to place on your KC “must stop” list and earn yourself a serious helping of quality meats.

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